Stockton Social Security Disability Resources

When you apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in Stockton, CA, it’s not unusual for several months to pass prior to your initial application being reviewed and only about 59% are approved upon the initial review. Most people must request a second review. If denied on the second review, you’ll need to file an appeal and your case will be scheduled for a hearing with an administrative law judge. It can take anywhere from six months to more than a year before all reviews and appeals are processed.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) requires individuals who receive SSD to be unable to work for a year or more as a result of permanent or long-term disability. To put in an application for Stockton disability benefits, you’ll need to call the SSA at (800)772-1213 or set up an appointment to complete the application at your local SSA field office. If you need help finding your local office, call the main SSA phone number listed above, or visit the online SSA Office Locator.

Stockton Health Resources

You submit your application for Stockton disability benefits to your local office where it’s reviewed for completeness. It’s then forwarded on to the Disability Determination Services office where the medical documentation of your disability will be reviewed under SSA guidelines to determine eligibility. To support your claim for SSD, you’ll need to show you’ve received ongoing and regular medical care for the condition or conditions causing your disability. Paying for healthcare with limited financial resources can be difficult. Here are a few Stockton disability resources for free and low cost medical services.

Channel Medical Center
701 E Channel St,
Stockton, CA 95202-2628

Community Medical Centers
2003 E Mariposa Rd,
Stockton, CA 95205-7735

Community Medical Centers
1721 E Hammer Ln, Ste A,
Stockton, CA 95210-4124

Community Medical Clinic
701 E. Channel St,
Stockton, CA 95202

King Family Health Clinic
2640 E. Lafayette St,
Stockton, CA 95205

San Joaquin Valley Health Center - Stockton
1601 E Hazelton Ave,
Stockton, CA 95202

St. Mary's Interfaith Virgil Giavelli Clinic
545 W. Sonora Ave,
Stockton, CA 95203

Other nearby resources:

Woodbridge Medical Group
2401 W Turner Rd, Ste 450,
Lodi, CA 95242-2191

Stockton Mental Health Resources

Many people are disabled by a psychological or mental condition. For others, these kinds of conditions may play a role in their physical disability. In either instance, you must include substantiating documentation in your Stockton disability benefits application showing ongoing mental health care. Here are a few of the Stockton disability resources for low cost and free mental health providers.

San Joaquin County Mental Health Services
1212 N. California St,
Stockton, CA 95202

Black Awareness Community Outreach Program - Multicultural Services
1149 N. El Dorado St., 2nd Floor,
Stockton, CA 95202

Community Adult Treatment Services (CATS)
1212 N. California St,
Stockton, CA 95242

Latino Mental Health
11755 W. Hammer Lane, Suite 1,
Stockton, CA 95209

La Familia Servicios Psico-Sociales
1149 N. El Dorado St,
Stockton, CA, 95202

Lodi Clinic
1209 West Tokay, Suite 5,
Lodi, CA 95240

For more information, on affordable or free mental health resources in your area, contact the San Joaquin County Access Team at (209)468-9370.

Stockton Supplemental Security Benefits

Those who receive Stockton disability benefits are sometimes eligible for other benefits as well. These may include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and Medicare. SSI is most often issued to those who need residential care or other similar services, and individuals who need additional income to pay for everyday living expenses. Medicaid – which is called Medi-Cal in California – and Medicare both pay for medical-related expenses. To learn more about SSI, contact the Stockton SSA Office at:

Social Security Administration
3558 Deer Park Dr,
Stockton, CA 95219

To discover more about Medi-Cal and Medicare, contact:

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency
333 E. Washington St,
Stockton, CA 95219

Your Stockton Social Security Disability Claim

An application for Stockton disability benefits containing all the appropriate medical documentation has a greater chance of being approved, but there is nothing that ensures you’ll be found eligible. A Stockton Social Security lawyer can greatly increase your chances though. If you’re concerned about paying for legal services from a Stockton Social Security lawyer, don’t be. He or she is only paid if you’re approved for benefits, at which point the lawyer would receive 25% (up to a max of $6,000) of the retroactive benefits you’re paid at the start of your SSD.

If you are interested in obtaining an evaluation of your Social Security Disability case, click the "Free Disability Evaluation" link at the top of the page for your free case evaluation or to get more information about hiring a Stockton social security disability attorney.

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